Certificate in Sustainable Management

UMass Dartmouth


Sustainability refers to the use of ecosystems and their resources in a manner that satisfies current needs without compromising the needs or options of future generations. A sustainable business is one that generates profits for its owners, protects the environment, and improves the lives of the people with whom it interacts.

This program covers several key topics, including:

  1. The reasons for sustainability’s increase in popularity
  2. The connection between the environment and sustainability
  3. The business case for embracing sustainable management within an organization
  4. The role government regulation plays in sustainability efforts
  5. Some criticisms of corporate sustainability
  6. Applying sustainable management principles in the workplace
  7. Applying the triple bottom line (TBL) concept and its three pillars of “People, Planet, and Profits” in organizations
  8. Recognizing and implementing best practices for measuring sustainable management efforts

For additional information, please see the provider’s link below.

Program Link: http://www.umassd.edu/pce/professionaldevelopment/sustainablemanagement/

Additional Details

Upon successful completion, you can download a printable certificate of completion for this online course suite. The course has no textbooks or prerequisites.


  • Institution Name: UMass Dartmouth
  • Department: Professional and Continuing Education
  • Address: 285 Old Westport Road, North Darmouth, MA 02747
  • Website: http://www.umassd.edu